A Jamestown man was arrested early Friday morning after officer’s found him hiding in the back of a truck with methamphetamine, a firearm, and various items used for the usage and distribution of drugs.
Columbia police Ofc. Josh Brockman responded to a theft complaint at a business located on Burkesville Road and observed a suspicious person hiding in the back of a truck.
Michael Roeder, 38 of Jamestown, was hiding in the truck and was found to be in possession of several bags of methamphetamine along with pipes, syringes, digital scales, empty plastic baggies, various drug paraphernalia, $400 cash, and stolen property.
Roeder was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on changes of trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia; public intoxication excluding alcohol, and theft by unlawful taking under $500. Additionally, CPD seized the meth, cash, and a 2007 Chevrolet truck as a result of the investigation.
Ofc. Brockman was assisted by Ofc. John Dial.